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William (Bill) Burns has developed a wealth of experience serving with, and working for todayâ??s most advanced national and international Healthcare organizations. Bill currently serves as Senior Director, World Wide Healthcare Solutions Group at Hitachi Data Systems where he has... Full Bio
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An interview with Dave Wilson: HDS and HIMSS 2011 by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Those of you who are regular readers of this blog will know Dave Wilson as a co-author for Storage STAT.  Dave is a former radiologist, so he really brings a valuable pers ... Read on »
Virtualization is the way of the future? It is now. by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy When you spend as much time in an airport as I do, you will appreciate it when I say that you meet all kinds of interesting people when you are playing hurry-up-and-wait.  ... Read on »
Top 5 Myths About Vendor Neutral Archives by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), according to Mike Cannavo of Image Management Consultants, is defined as a standards-based archive that works independent of the Picture Ar ... Read on »
Vendor Neutral Archive Baloney by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Having cleared the holidays and now firmly back at work, I finally have found some time to reflect on this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in C ... Read on »
Metadata and Healthcare by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In the coming weeks and months the importance of metadata in healthcare will start to evolve and we will see an increasing amount of discussion and product development sta ... Read on »
RSNA 2010: Innovating Innovation Innovated Innovatively by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Huh? The definition of innovation according to Merriam Webster dictionary is: In•no•va•tion (noun) 1. Introduction of something new; 2. A new idea, method or ... Read on »
An Introduction and My Top 5 Expectations from RSNA 2010 by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Hello and welcome to the HDS Healthcare blog. I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as I’m new to the blogging scene and new to Hitachi Data Systems. My na ... Read on »
Meaningful Use = Meaningful Cost by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I just returned from the Virginia HIMSS meeting, and let me tell you that meaningful use is front and center in everyone’s mind. For those unsure of how to leverage the t ... Read on »
Meaningful Use = Meaningful Cost by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I just returned from the Virginia HIMSS meeting, and let me tell you that meaningful use is front and center in everyone’s mind. For those unsure of how to leverage the t ... Read on »
Meaningful Use Could Make EHR Incentives Meaningless by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy When Congress promised physicians and hospitals last year billions of dollars in incentive payments if they adopted electronic health record (EHR) systems, it attached som ... Read on »
Turning Data Into Information by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Perhaps the tile of this post should really be titled “The cost of making diamonds from coal.” It’s rare that I will comment on another HDSer’s blog but my colleague Pete ... Read on »
Apple’s Healthcare Play by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I have been asking a few folks what they think of the prospects for Apple recently release iPad in today’s Healthcare environments? Well most smilea few chuckle but only f ... Read on »
Apple’s Healthcare Play by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I have been asking a few folks what they think of the prospects for Apple recently release iPad in today’s Healthcare environments? Well most smile, a few chuckle but only ... Read on »
Intel Health Guide by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The next time you visit your physicians office you may leave with more than just a referral slip. Intel along with selected partners has begun rolling out branded versions ... Read on »
Intel Health Guide by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The next time you visit your physicians office you may leave with more than just a referral slip. Intel along with selected partners has begun rolling out branded versions ... Read on »
Healthcare Analytics (The Next Frontier) by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Yawn!!!! Yes I know the title is ever so dry but the topic is front and center as to what will be driving the care we receive over the next 50 years, even the smallest ... Read on »
Healthcare Analytics (The Next Frontier) by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Yawn!!!! Yes I know the title is ever so dry but the topic is front and center as to what will be driving the care we receive over the next 50 years, even the smallest ... Read on »
Wii Balance Board Outperforms Advanced Medical Device by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Remember that Wii balance board that is collecting dust under your sofa, well you might just want to start digging around for it again. In a article I first saw ... Read on »
Wii Balance Board Outperforms Advanced Medical Device by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Remember that Wii balance board that is collecting dust under your sofa, well you might just want to start digging around for it again. In a article I first saw ... Read on »
Mythbusters (Security vs. Standards) by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Yes…..its been a few weeks since my last post. I totally shut it down over the holidays and enjoyed ample amounts of family time and even learning a few things in the proc ... Read on »